|New Crewmates Arrive at ISS|
After launching in their Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft, Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka, NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin arrived at the International Space Station on May 17, docking their craft to the Poisk module on the Russian segment of the complex.
Keywords: Who -- Gennady Padalka; Exp; 31; Docking; to; ISS; 16; 12
|ISS Crew on "Good Day, New York"|
Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank of NASA and NASA Flight Engineer Don Pettit discuss life and work aboard the International Space Station with anchors from WNYW-TV's "Good Day, New York" program during an in-flight interview on March 30.
Keywords: Where -- New York; Exp; 30; InFlight; Interview; with; WNYW; TV
|EXPEDITION 31 CREW MEETS OFFICIALS AND REPORTERS AS LAUNCH APPROACHES|
Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka, NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin appeared before the Russian State Commission on May 14 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The commission gave its final approval for the crew's launch May 15 local time to the International Space Station. The crew also conducted a final prelaunch news conference at their Cosmonaut Hotel crew quarters as they prepared for liftoff in the Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft...
Keywords: Where -- Kazakhstan; Who -- Gennady Padalka; Exp; 31; Pre; Launch; News; Conference
|Expedition 30 Hands Over the Space Station to Expedition 3|
The reins of the International Space Station were passed from Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank of NASA to cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko during a ceremony on April 25. Kononenko and Flight Engineers Don Pettit of NASA and Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency arrived at the station on Dec. 23, 2011, and will remain in orbit until July. They will be joined on May 17 by oncoming Expedition 31 crew members Joe Acaba of NASA and Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin of the Russian Federal Space Agency...
Keywords: What -- Earth; Who -- Oleg Kononenko; Who -- Gennady Padalka; Exp; 30; 31; Change; of; Command; Ceremony; desktop
|Station Crew Member Discusses View Of Earth From Space|
Expedition 31 Flight Engineer André Kuipers of the European Space Agency discussed his view of Earth from the International Space Station and scientific research pertinent to the environment with attendees of an environmental conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, during an in-flight interview May 8, 2012.
Keywords: Where -- Netherlands; What -- Earth; Where -- Rotterdam; Exp; 30; In; Flight; Event; 12
|THE EXPEDITION 31 SOYUZ ROCKET MOVES TO ITS LAUNCH PAD|
The Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft and its booster were moved to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a railcar on May 13, for final preparations prior to launch to the International Space Station on May 15 local time. The Soyuz TMA-04M will carry Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka, NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin. The trio will spend four months on the outpost, joining station Commander Oleg Kononenko, NASA Flight Engineer Don Pettit an...
Keywords: Who -- Oleg Kononenko; Where -- Kazakhstan; Who -- Gennady Padalka; Exp; 31; Soyuz; Mate; Rollout; to; Pad
|Station Hatch Opens on Space Travelling Trio|
A few hours after docking their Soyuz spacecraft with the International Space Station, Gennady Padalka, Joe Acaba and Sergei Revin opened hatches and were greeted by three crew members who have been on the outpost since December; station Commander Oleg Kononenko, NASA Flight Engineer Don Pettit and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers. The new arrivals also received congratulatory calls and best wishes from American and Russian space officials and their families gathered at the Ru...
Keywords: Who -- Oleg Kononenko; Where -- Russia; Who -- Gennady Padalka; Exp; 31; Hatch; Opening; 17; 12
|Next ISS Crew Meets Media, Pays Homage at Red Square|
Expedition 32 Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko, NASA Flight Engineer Suni Williams and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency participated in traditional ceremonies at Red Square in Moscow on June 22, 2012, laying flowers at the Kremlin Wall and touring the Kremlin as they paid tribute to iconic Russian space heroes. The ceremony is part of traditional activities conducted in advance of their launch to the International Space Station on July 15...
Keywords: Where -- Japan; Where -- Moscow; Who -- Yuri Malenchenko; Where -- Russia; Who -- Suni Williams; Exp; 32; 33; Crew; Pays; Homage; at; Red; Square